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How  Not to Begin an Essay
Apologize I am a high school student and I don’t consider myself an expert, but. . .
Whine I’d rather write about a topic that I chose myself than do this assignment, but. . .
Quote a Dictionary The  Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines  ethics  as “ a set of moral principles. . .”
Offer a Platitude America is the land of opportunity and nobody knows that better than. . .
Refer to the Title As you can see from my title this essay is about. . .
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Not NOT to begin an essay

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Not NOT to begin an essay

  1. 1. How Not to Begin an Essay
  2. 2. Apologize I am a high school student and I don’t consider myself an expert, but. . .
  3. 3. Whine I’d rather write about a topic that I chose myself than do this assignment, but. . .
  4. 4. Quote a Dictionary The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary defines ethics as “ a set of moral principles. . .”
  5. 5. Offer a Platitude America is the land of opportunity and nobody knows that better than. . .
  6. 6. Refer to the Title As you can see from my title this essay is about. . .
  7. 7. umphrey

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